IBM Project / Delivery Manager in South Bank, United Kingdom

Job Description

IBM’s Global Business Services (GBS) is the world's largest consulting services organization. GBS provides clients with business transformation and industry expertise, and the ability to translate that expertise into integrated, responsive, innovative business solutions. GBS provides consulting services across multiple industries and covers the whole process chain from strategy consulting through to the construction, implementation and operation of technical and commercial solutions.[#video#{#400,300#}#/video#]

If you are an inspirational leader who can generate trust quickly with clients, delivery teams and business partners and have extensive IT delivery management experience then we have the role for you within our Complex Systems Integration & Architecture (CSI&A) practice. Here in the CSI&A practice we work on some of the most significant and interesting business and IT transformation programmes in the UK and beyond and Delivery Management is a key to this work. We design and deliver cross-domain solutions encompassing a rich variety of technologies and using a mixture of agile and planned methods.

You will be responsible for managing client engagements, ensuring delivery of solutions for complex IT, business and client requirements and leading a project team in delivering a solution using the appropriate business measurements and both the contractual terms & conditions and the agreed project charter. You will have overall responsibility to manage scope, cost, schedule, contract deliverables which include applying techniques for planning, tracking, change control, risk & issue management, managing project resources and communicating to stakeholders.

Expect complex engagements characterized by technical, business, financial, resource, end customer issues related to the strategic and tactical direction of the project.

To succeed in this role you need :

  • To be a self starter

  • Be a good listener

  • Know how to probe for answers

  • Demonstrate or play back your understanding

  • Readily draw on your experience

  • Demonstrate creative approaches to problem solving, innovation & issue resolution

  • Capable of and willing to travel to and work at client sites around the UK

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

Extensive project management experience

Excellent communication skills both verbal and written

Strong soft skills

Excellent team working skills

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

Experience in /with Agile and DevOps methods and tools

Experience working with remote development and test teams

EO Statement

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.